"Idiotic'' Dunedin drivers who attempted to go through the
road closed barriers on Three Mile Hill Rd this morning put
themselves and police at risk, Senior Sergeant Mel Aitken
Pictures of pigs in single sow stalls featured in a
television current affairs programme have shocked animal
lovers around the country, but a Dunedin farmer stands by
indoor pig farming.
A Frankton landowner has opposed the Otago Regional Council's
plans to impose a targeted rate on the area to pay for works
to the Shotover delta.
More rain is predicted for a "saturated" Otago and Southland
as another vigorous cold front moves on to the South Island,
possibly bringing with it severe gales.
A solution may have been found to the problem of rubbish
leaking out from Hampden's old dump.
A "wonderful opportunity" and "way over the top" were some of
the descriptions people gave the Otago Regional Council's
proposed office block at long-term plan hearings yesterday.
Trains, buses and cycling dominated submissions on the final
day of public consultation on the Otago Regional Council's
10-year plan yesterday.
The Otago Regional Council proposal to build a $31 million
office block on the harbourside drew criticism and
Taieri farmers have called for a review of the way rates for
drainage and flood protection works are set in their area to
ensure those getting the most benefits from any proposed
The University of Otago is opposed to the 25% increase in bus
fares proposed by the Otago Regional Council.
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